Controlled blast occurs in Afghan capital

21:27, June 23, 2010      

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An explosion was heard Wednesday in Kabul, capital city of Afghanistan causing panic among the locals.

However, the explosion according to officials was apparently a controlled blast in the outskirt of the war-battered city.

The war-weary residents of Kabul have concern over security as militants fighting Afghan and NATO-led troops often carry out suicide attacks and roadside bombings everywhere in the country.

Latest attack carried by Taliban in the capital city Kabul was firing rockets on a national peace jirga or assembly early this month which led to gun battle with police and eventually the killing of two attackers and arresting another.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:赵晨雁)

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